University of Washington School of Public Health
Senior Policy Analyst - Seattle Housing Authority
Closing Date: open until filled
Posted: August 21, 2017
The Seattle Housing Authority (SHA), a nationally recognized leader in developing and maintaining innovative, affordable housing communities, invites applications for a Senior Policy Analyst within it Policy & Strategic Initiatives team.
About our Team:
SHA’s Office of Policy & Strategic Initiatives (OPSI) supports the agency’s mission by developing collaborative solutions, empowering data-driven decision-making and testing and evaluating strategies in partnership with other staff in the agency, community partners and the people we serve. We work to strengthen the link between policy and program, so that programs are formed by sound information and policy is influenced by program efforts. Our approach combines a strong commitment to SHA’s values, mission and strategic plan with public policy and social science insights. We are a relatively new team that is evolving in a state of continuous improvement, changing context and a desire to have the biggest impact possible. Our relationships with stakeholders are key to our success.
About the Opportunity:
Under general supervision, the Senior Policy Analyst position will support the agency and office by planning and conducting research/analytical projects; and designing, implementing and evaluating programs, policies, and strategic initiatives that support agency goals and objectives.
Current cross-sector initiatives include partnerships with health (Public Health, Seattle-King County; Aging and Disability Services, Seattle-King County), education (Seattle Public Schools) and workforce development (e.g., Seattle Community Colleges).
We are seeking a Senior Policy Analyst who is passionate about working in a collaborative environment to make lasting and impactful change in the Seattle community.